Easy Baba Ghanoush

Easy Baba Ghanoush


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This healthy and delicious Middle Eastern recipe is simple to make in the microwave. It can be used as a dip with pita bread or served as a side dish.

Sue Flowers

Serves: 8 

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup (85ml) olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Ready in:26min 

  1. Pierce the eggplant 4 or 5 times with the tip of a paring knife. Microwave on High for 6 to 8 minutes until softened, then place on a plate and allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. Peel off the skin and stem, discard. Roughly chop the eggplant and place into a blender along with the tahini, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Puree until smooth, adding water if needed to make a thick paste; season to taste with salt.

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I have used this recipe several times and it is so easy and very popular amongst family and friends. Thanks. - 28 Oct 2013

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